When ‘Silvermine’ Came to D.C.

A couple weeks ago, my husband and I were driving down the street in our car, when we heard a loud crash in the back of the vehicle.I turned around to see the driver’s side window shattered, his face bloodied and he was lying on the road.He had been shot, he told me, but it […]

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The Future of Silver Mining in the UK

By 2020, the UK silver mining industry could have more than £1 billion worth of silver reserves, according to new research by the think tank Future Energy, as the UK mining sector looks to increase its annual production.“By 2020, silver production could exceed the UK’s annual gold production,” the report, published by Future Energy on […]

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The Tombstone Silver Mine: An American Adventure

The Tombstones silver mine is located in Colorado.The mine’s chief executive, John H. Davis, told the Associated Press in 2015 that the mine’s production capacity was expected to exceed 1.5 billion ounces a year, which is about 20 times as much as the U.S. production of silver.A 2013 Associated Press article reported that the silver […]

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When silver mine closes, silver mine shuts down

Silver Hill mine is closing and the silver production at Silver Hill is shutting down, the mine operator announced Monday.Silver Hill has operated for nearly 50 years.It produces about 1,500 tons of silver annually and produces about 30 percent of the country’s annual consumption.It has operations in Colorado, New Mexico and New York.The closure will […]

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How to buy artisanal silver mines

A new group of artisanal mines are starting to spring up in parts of Wisconsin.The silver mines that began popping up this summer have made some of the state’s biggest employers nervous.They’re bringing some of their own employees with them, and some of them are making big bucks.They are the newest entry into the world […]

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